In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nadanothing has changed — nada ha cambiado
- he gave us nothing — no nos dio nada
- she said nothing to me — a mí no me dijo nada
- she said nothing else — no dijo nada más
- we achieved absolutely nothing — no logramos absolutamente nada
- you're hurt — it's nothing — te has hecho daño — no es nada
- it's soup or nothing, I'm afraid — lo siento, pero hay sopa o nada
- there's nothing worse — no hay nada peor
- there's nothing to eat — no hay nada de comer
- I have nothing more to say — no tengo nada más que decir
- there's nothing we can do — no podemos hacer nada
- there's really nothing of the genius about him — en realidad no tiene nada de genio
- there's nothing for it — no hay más remedio
- there was nothing for it but to trust them — no había más remedio que confiar en ellos
- there's nothing in it
- there's nothing in it, they're just friends — no hay nada entre ellos, son solo amigos
- there's nothing in it as they come around the final bend — van muy igualados al llegar a la curva final
- this one may cost a bit more but there's nothing in it really — puede que este cueste algo más pero la diferencia es mínima
- there's nothing to it — (it's easy) no tiene ningún secreto
- So off I went again, browsing the site knowing that I could afford a CD single and nothing else.
- There is nothing permanent about anything positive or negative in our lives.
- Anastasia stood still, looking around for anything suspicious, but nothing happened.
- I could find nothing wrong in anything that John Howard said in his speech today.
- I can see nothing nor hear anything but I get a prickling feeling on the back of my neck.
- The other two plans are to do nothing or have a single congestion charging zone.
- Don't worry though - if you haven't done anything wrong you've nothing to fear.
- This is just incredible, it's nothing like anything in Ohio that I've ever worked on.
- Those people who discard anything unwanted at their feet may see nothing wrong or offensive about their behaviour.
- There has been nothing to suggest anything odd was happening at their house.
- It's not like him and Melissa did anything wrong so he had nothing to be worried about.
- They didn't take anything because there was nothing for them to take.
- They are with an unloved partner because, ultimately, anything is better than nothing.
- What we have today is a diluted bill that does nothing to repeal anything.
- If you get it wrong, there's nothing you can do, you're never gonna make anything good.
- Of course, none of this has happened yet, and it very well may be that nothing comes of anything.
- So there was nothing extremist about anything the family have said so far.
- The final ten minutes of the piece are nothing like anything in the rest of the film which is a real shame.
- What's the use, it never changes anything, nothing ever happens at all.
- I don't have to do anything, or say anything, and nothing I do do will be assessed.
2(worthless thing, person)in his eyes I'm a nothing — para él soy un cero a la izquierda
- this is a mere nothing to what they spend on food and drink — esto no es nada comparado con lo que gastan en comida y bebida
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